CT plays a limited but distinct role in the evaluation of the hand and wrist. It is most useful in assessing bone and joint anatomy and has only a secondary role in soft tissue abnormalities. The clearest value of CT is in assessing trauma and post-traumatic complications, such as malunion, nonunion, or avascular necrosis, where careful attention to position and technique can yield important information not otherwise obtainable.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine